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Download as PDF 18294 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 69 / Tuesday, April 11, 2006 / Notices alternatives after the draft joint EIS/EIR is released to the public in 2008. Philip T. Feir, Lieutenant Colonel, Corps of Engineers, District Engineer. [FR Doc. 06–3458 Filed 4–10–06; 8:45am] BILLING CODE 3710–19–M DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity; Notice of Members National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity, Department of Education. AGENCY: wwhite on PROD1PC61 with NOTICES What Is the Purpose of This Notice? The purpose of this notice is to list the members of the National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity (National Advisory Committee) and to give the public the opportunity to nominate candidates for the positions to be vacated by those members whose terms will expire on September 30, 2006. This notice is required under Section 114(c) of the Higher Education Act (HEA), as amended. What is the Role of the National Advisory Committee? The National Advisory Committee is established under Section 114 of the HEA, as amended, and is composed of 15 members appointed by the Secretary of Education from among individuals who are representatives of, or knowledgeable concerning, education and training beyond secondary education, including representatives of all sectors and type of institutions of higher education. The National Advisory Committee meets at least twice a year and provides recommendations to the Secretary of Education pertaining to: • The establishment and enforcement of criteria for recognition of accrediting agencies or associations under subpart 2 of part H of Title IV, HEA. • The recognition of specific accrediting agencies or associations. • The preparation and publication of the list of nationally recognized accrediting agencies and associations. 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The term of office of each member is 3 years, except that any member appointed to fill a vacancy occurring prior to the expiration of the term for which the member’s predecessor was appointed is appointed for the remainder of the term. A member may be appointed, at the Secretary’s discretion, to serve more than one term. Who Are the Current Members of the Committee? The current members of the National Advisory Committee are: Members With Terms Expiring 9/30/06 • Dr. Carol D’Amico, Chancellor, Ivy Tech State College, Central Indiana. • Mr. Ronald S. Blumenthal, Senior Vice President, Administration, Kaplan University, Iowa. • Dr. Thomas E. Dillon, President, Thomas Aquinas College, California. • Mr. David Johnson, III, Student, Brigham Young University and University of Utah. Members With Terms Expiring 9/30/07 • Dr. Lawrence J. DeNardis, President Emeritus, University of New Haven, Connecticut. • Dr. Geri H. Malandra, Associate Vice Chancellor for Institutional Planning and Accountability, University of Texas System. • Ms. Andrea Fischer-Newman, Senior Vice President of Government Affairs, Northwest Airlines. • Dr. Laura Palmer Noone, President, University of Phoenix, Arizona. Members With Terms Expiring 9/30/08 • Dr. Karen A. Bowyer, President, Dyersburg State Community College, Tennessee. • Dr. Arthur Keiser, Chancellor, Keiser Collegiate System, Florida. • Dr. George A. Pruitt, President, Thomas A. Edison State College, New Jersey. PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 How Do I Nominate An Individual for Appointment As a Committee Member? If you would like to nominate an individual for appointment to the Committee, send the following information to the Committee’s Executive Director: • A copy of the nominee’s resume; and • A cover letter that provides your reason(s) for nominating the individual and contact information for the nominee (name, title, business address, and business phone and fax numbers). The information must be sent by June 2, 2006 to the following address: Francesca Paris-Albertson, Executive Director, National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity, U.S. Department of Education, room 7110, MS 7592, 1990 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20006. How Can I Get Additional Information? If you have any specific questions about the nomination process or general questions about the National Advisory Committee, please contact Ms. Francesca Paris-Albertson, the Committee’s Executive Director, telephone: (202) 219–7009, fax: (202) 219–7008, e-mail: Francesca.ParisAlbertson@ed.gov between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1011c. Dated: April 5, 2006. Sally L. Stroup, Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education. [FR Doc. E6–5250 Filed 4–10–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Office of Postsecondary Education; Overview Information; Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education—Special Focus Competition: EU–U.S. Atlantis Program; Notice Inviting Applications for New Awards for Fiscal Year (FY) 2006 Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 84.116J. Dates: Applications Available: April 11, 2006. Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: July 7, 2006. 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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and 
Integrity; Notice of Members

AGENCY: National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and 
Integrity, Department of Education.

What Is the Purpose of This Notice?

    The purpose of this notice is to list the members of the National 
Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity (National 
Advisory Committee) and to give the public the opportunity to nominate 
candidates for the positions to be vacated by those members whose terms 
will expire on September 30, 2006. This notice is required under 
Section 114(c) of the Higher Education Act (HEA), as amended.

What is the Role of the National Advisory Committee?

    The National Advisory Committee is established under Section 114 of 
the HEA, as amended, and is composed of 15 members appointed by the 
Secretary of Education from among individuals who are representatives 
of, or knowledgeable concerning, education and training beyond 
secondary education, including representatives of all sectors and type 
of institutions of higher education.
    The National Advisory Committee meets at least twice a year and 
provides recommendations to the Secretary of Education pertaining to:
     The establishment and enforcement of criteria for 
recognition of accrediting agencies or associations under subpart 2 of 
part H of Title IV, HEA.
     The recognition of specific accrediting agencies or 
associations.
     The preparation and publication of the list of nationally 
recognized accrediting agencies and associations.
    As the Committee deems necessary or on request, the Committee also 
advises the Secretary about:
     The eligibility and certification process for institutions 
of higher education under Title IV, HEA.
     The development of standards and criteria for specific 
categories of vocational training institutions and institutions of 
higher education for which there are no recognized accrediting 
agencies, associations, or State agencies in order to establish the 
interim eligibility of those institutions to participate in Federally 
funded programs.
     The relationship between (1) accreditation of institutions 
of higher education and the certification and eligibility of such 
institutions, and (2) State licensing responsibilities with respect to 
such institutions.
     Any other advisory functions relating to accreditation and 
institutional eligibility that the Secretary may prescribe.

What Are the Terms of Office for Committee Members?

    The term of office of each member is 3 years, except that any 
member appointed to fill a vacancy occurring prior to the expiration of 
the term for which the member's predecessor was appointed is appointed 
for the remainder of the term. A member may be appointed, at the 
Secretary's discretion, to serve more than one term.

Who Are the Current Members of the Committee?

    The current members of the National Advisory Committee are:

Members With Terms Expiring 9/30/06

     Dr. Carol D'Amico, Chancellor, Ivy Tech State College, 
Central Indiana.
     Mr. Ronald S. Blumenthal, Senior Vice President, 
Administration, Kaplan University, Iowa.
     Dr. Thomas E. Dillon, President, Thomas Aquinas College, 
California.
     Mr. David Johnson, III, Student, Brigham Young University 
and University of Utah.

Members With Terms Expiring 9/30/07

     Dr. Lawrence J. DeNardis, President Emeritus, University 
of New Haven, Connecticut.
     Dr. Geri H. Malandra, Associate Vice Chancellor for 
Institutional Planning and Accountability, University of Texas System.
     Ms. Andrea Fischer-Newman, Senior Vice President of 
Government Affairs, Northwest Airlines.
     Dr. Laura Palmer Noone, President, University of Phoenix, 
Arizona.

Members With Terms Expiring 9/30/08

     Dr. Karen A. Bowyer, President, Dyersburg State Community 
College, Tennessee.
     Dr. Arthur Keiser, Chancellor, Keiser Collegiate System, 
Florida.
     Dr. George A. Pruitt, President, Thomas A. Edison State 
College, New Jersey.

How Do I Nominate An Individual for Appointment As a Committee Member?

    If you would like to nominate an individual for appointment to the 
Committee, send the following information to the Committee's Executive 
Director:
     A copy of the nominee's resume; and
     A cover letter that provides your reason(s) for nominating 
the individual and contact information for the nominee (name, title, 
business address, and business phone and fax numbers).
    The information must be sent by June 2, 2006 to the following 
address: Francesca Paris-Albertson, Executive Director, National 
Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity, U.S. 
Department of Education, room 7110, MS 7592, 1990 K Street, NW., 
Washington, DC 20006.

How Can I Get Additional Information?

    If you have any specific questions about the nomination process or 
general questions about the National Advisory Committee, please contact 
Ms. Francesca Paris-Albertson, the Committee's Executive Director, 
telephone: (202) 219-7009, fax: (202) 219-7008, e-mail: 
Francesca.Paris-Albertson@ed.gov between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday 
through Friday.


    Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1011c.

    Dated: April 5, 2006.
Sally L. Stroup,
Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education.
[FR Doc. E6-5250 Filed 4-10-06; 8:45 am]
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